Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nick Raynsford

624

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     13,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

625

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     14,     leave out ', notification, payment, adjudication and enforcement' and insert 'and payment'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

626

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     21,     leave out subsection (3) and insert—

    '( ) Charging scheme penalty charges in respect of any motor vehicle shall be paid—

      (a) by the registered keeper of the motor vehicle, or

      (b) in circumstances specified in regulations made by the appropriate national authority, by such person as is so specified.

    ( ) The Lord Chancellor may make regulations about the notification, adjudication and enforcement of charging scheme penalty charges.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

627

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(5A) A person commits an offence if he removes a notice of a charging scheme penalty charge which has been fixed to a motor vehicle in accordance with regulations under this section unless—

      (a) he is the registered keeper of the vehicle or a person using the vehicle with his authority, or

      (b) he does so under the authority of the registered keeper or such a person or of the charging authority or any of the charging authorities.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

628

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     40,     leave out 'this section' and insert 'subsection (4) or (5)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

629

Clause     149,     page     85,     line     44,     at end insert—

    '( ) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (5A) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

630

Clause     150,     page     86,     line     1,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

631

Clause     150,     page     86,     line     19,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

632

Clause     150,     page     86,     line     33,     leave out from 'road' to end of line 34.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

633

Clause     151,     page     86,     line     44,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

634

Clause     151,     page     86,     line     45,     leave out 'used' and insert 'installed, or authorised to be installed, by charging authorities'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

635

Clause     151,     page     87,     line     1,     leave out 'used' and insert 'installed'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

392

Clause     151,     page     87,     line     3,     at end add—

    '(4) The charging authority may, after consultation with neighbouring local authorities covered by the local transport plan and organisations appearing to the authority to be representative of users of roads within the local transport plan area, close public highways to motor vehicles to assess the impact on traffic movement in the area generally and, in particular, on the use of roads where charges apply, for a period of up to twelve weeks.

    (5) The authority may use the results of the assessment of highway closures carried out under subsection (4) to incorporate highway closures into amendments to the local transport plan.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

636

Page     87,     line     28,     leave out Clause 153.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

637

Clause     154,     page     87,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '( ) Charges imposed in respect of any premises by a licensing scheme under this Part shall be paid—

      (a) by the occupier of the premises, or

      (b) in circumstances specified in regulations made by the appropriate national authority, by such person as is so specified.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

638

Clause     154,     page     88,     line     1,     leave out 'and operated'.


   

Mr Don Foster

Mr Michael Moore

479

Clause     158,     page     89,     line     5,     after 'premises', insert 'which shall include out-of-town retail shopping complexes, entertainment facilities and warehouses'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

639

Clause     158,     page     89,     line     14,     at end insert 'engaged in the carrying on of any business of the body'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

640

Clause     159,     page     90,     line     20,     leave out 'authorities may by order vary or revoke a licensing scheme under this Part' and insert 'the licensing authorities (acting jointly) may by order vary a licensing scheme under this Part and the licensing authority or any of the licensing authorities may by order revoke such a scheme'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

641

Clause     159,     page     90,     line     26,     after 'orders' insert 'making or varying such licensing schemes'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

21

Page     90,     line     18,     leave out Clause 159.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

642

Clause     160,     page     91,     line     7,     leave out 'and where it' and insert—

      '(b) if the order'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

643

Clause     160,     page     91,     line     9,     at end insert ', and

      (c) the order may not be confirmed with modifications by the Secretary of State until the modifications have been confirmed by the Greater London Authority.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

644

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     10,     at beginning insert—

    '( ) The licensing authority or the licensing authorities (acting jointly) may at any time before an order making, varying or revoking a licensing scheme under this Part is made, consult other persons about the licensing scheme, variation or revocation.

    ( ) The licensing authority or the licensing authorities (acting jointly)—

      (a) may cause an inquiry to be held in relation to a licensing scheme under this Part, or the variation or revocation of such a scheme, and

      (b) may appoint the person or persons by whom such an inquiry is to be held.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

645

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     11,     leave out ', varying or revoking' and insert 'or varying'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

646

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     15,     leave out ', variation or revocation' and insert 'or variation'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

716

Clause     161,     page     91,     leave out lines 17 to 20 and insert 'may direct the relevant local transport authority or authorities to re-examine specified particulars of a licensing scheme under this Part, or the variation or revocation of such a scheme.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

647

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     18,     leave out 'or revocation'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

648

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     28,     leave out 'or revocation' and insert 'of the licensing scheme'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

715

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The appropriate national authority shall publish its decision arising from any inquiry held under this Part within 28 days of the report of the person or persons holding the inquiry being received by it.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

649

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     21,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

650

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     26,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

651

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     30,     leave out 'subsections (1) and (2)' and insert 'subsection (1)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

652

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     32,     leave out 'subsection (1)' and insert 'that subsection'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

653

Clause     164,     page     93,     leave out lines 8 to 16 and insert—

    '( ) A licence may not be granted for a period of more than one year.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

654

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     24,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

655

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     25,     leave out ', notification, payment, adjudication and enforcement' and insert 'and payment'.

 
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